Real Betis 1 – Atletico Madrid 1 (Copa del Rey 2nd leg, January 24, 2013) (agg 1-3) Diego Costa gave Atletico the lead after a terrible defensive mix-up between the Betis goalkeeper and defender. Jorge Molina scored a late consolation goal for Betis from the spot.
This clip comes from Fenerbahce’s 3-0 win over Bursaspor on Wednesday night. Scott Carson, formerly of West Brom among others, had a night to forget. With his team already 1-0 down, Carson had a pretty routine save to make from a Semih Senturk deflection. Instead of easily keeping it out, Carson pushed it into his […]
Plabennec 1 – Lille 3 (Coupe de France, January 24, 2013) Richard Pelletier gave the fourth-tier side a shock lead in the 28th minute in front of their home fans at Stade Francis-Le Ble in Brest. But the mid-table Ligue 1 side responded before the break, thanks to an own goal from Nicolas Kernevez just four […]
Niger 0 – Congo 0 (African Cup of Nations, January 24, 2013)Dieumerci Mbokani had a great chance to give Congo the lead but he was thwarted by a great save. Dieumerci Mbokani had another chance to open the scoring but the keeper came to the rescue once more.
Barely big enough to fill out his Barcelona uniform, 12-year-old striker Takefusa Kubo is already well known amongst football scouts. Takefuso Kubo attracted attention at the back end of 2011 when he became the first Japanese player to sign for Barcelona at the age of 11. Instantly the young boy was tagged with the nickname […]
Ghana 1 – Mali 0 (AFrican Cup of Nations, January 34, 2013) Wakaso Mubarak fired the Black Stars in front with a 38th minute penalty.
Oh dear! As if Mark Lawrenson’s weekly Premier League predictions on the BBC website were not enough for regular finger pointing at the so called expert. Last night, on the BBC’s Question of Sport, Lawrenson had a massive brain freeze as he failed to identify one of Arsenal’s goal scorers at Reading in the Capital […]